Abuse Allegations are ‘a Big Deal’: WP.
Sewell Chan of the WP has an article today, “U.S. Official: Abuse Allegations Are ‘a Big Deal’ .” Now this is more like it. I’m quoted: ‘ “The public relations damage is profound and permanent,” said Juan Cole, a professor of modern Middle Eastern history at the University of Michigan. “The release of these pictures may be the point at which the United States lost Iraq.” . (More on this theme, as mentioned earlier, in my essay at TomDispatch.com.)